politics be left aside and we remember those who we lost and, as you have been doing, those who continue to serve our nation and our armed forces. >> when mr. romney accepted the nomination, he could not find it in himself to mention the troops who have served with such valor over the last ten years. i have to ask you, sir, is this, frankly, good enough for a man who wants to be commander in chief? >> well, you're going to test my discipline here a little bit, martin, but, you know, the reality -- >> i apologize for doing so, sir, but i have to say to you that you are a man amply qualified to answer that question. >> and i will. the reality is and the truth of the matter is i was stunned that as a man accepts his party's nomination for president of the united states, to be our commander in chief, he didn't even mention the war we were fighting, which will be our longest war, not to mention he didn't mention anything about veterans and our sacred obligation to them. i find it stunning.